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From: Ambition: Heart's Desire - the Prince's Prison

Perhaps you can secure Virginia's involvement without unleashing her lover. It will be easier if the Prince considers you the right sort.

Game Instructions: The Prince values Heartlessness, Ruthlessness, and Subtlety. It disapproves of Steadfastness, Magnanimity, and Austerity.

Unlocked with Heartsdesire Ambition: Heart's Desire! 150

Challenge information

Broad, Fox Persuasive 170

  • 117 - very chancy (41%)
  • 145 - chancy (51%)
  • 173 - modest (61%)
  • 202 - very modest (71%)
  • 230 - low-risk (81%)
  • 258 - straightforward (91%)
  • 284 - straightforward (100%)

Fox Persuasive, Broad-type challenge with base difficulty of (170 + Quirksteadfast Steadfast + Quirkmagnanimous Magnanimous + Quirkaustere Austere - Quirkheartless Heartless - Quirkruthless Ruthless - Quirksubtle Subtle). The above ranges are listed assuming all quirks have the same level (e.g. all quirks are at level 5)


The bargain

You share a flask of gin with the prince [...] By the next day, you have convinced [it] that you are more awful than it ever was.

[...] 'Dearest Virginia,' [...] 'My circumstances have changed. I look forward to seeing you again.' [...]

Player summary:
You convince him you're as awful as he was and he writes you a note to threaten Virginia.

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It finds you wanting

Are you too considerate? Too blunt? Insufficiently joyous? The Prince offers several tips on self-improvement.

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